State Police have issued an Amber Alert for 2-year-old Aveion M. Lewis.
They say he was last seen wearing a yellow Sponge Bob Squarepants Footie Pajamas.
Investigators say his stepfather was knocked unconscious after he opened the back door of the family’s apartment.
State Police say a note requesting money was left behind.
State Police also say the three suspects had been hanging around the back of the apartment, and the stepfather had asked them to leave.
If you have any information, call Roanoke Police Department at (540) 853-2212 or Virginia State Police at 1-800-822-4453 (1-800-VACHILD).
Roanoke Police are searching for a missing child.
2-year-old Aveion Lewis went missing Thursday night from the Jamestown Place apartments in the 2100 block of King Charles Avenue.
Officers were called to the apartment at 6:41 p.m.
Aveion’s mother told police that three men came into her home and knocked another man inside unconscious.
When that man woke up, he noticed Aveion was missing, and found a 4-year-old girl tied up.
Roanoke Police say the suspects may have left in a large white SUV.
The Police Department is currently working on activating an Amber Alert.